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Authorize and direct Brigadier General, Kenneth S. Hara, currently serving as the Deputy Adjutant General of the State of Hawaii, Department of Defense, to review the current emergency response system, including notifications and warnings, and make recommendations for improvement.

Governors Address to the State Executive Order Brigadier General, Kenneth S. Hara Bio Governor Ige appoints Brigadier General to head review of emergency management enterprise, outlines action plan following false alert January 15, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige addressed the State of Hawai‘i Monday, to offer his personal apology for Saturday’s false alert and ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY   WHAT:                      Governor’s Address                                     Updates and announcements regarding false alert will be televised LIVE on the 6 p.m. news on Hawaii’s three major networks.   WHO:                        Governor David Ige                                             WHEN:                    Monday, January 15, 2018 at 6 p.m.   WHERE:                    State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event ...
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Aloha, On Saturday, Hawai‘i’s residents and visitors experienced an unfortunate situation that has never happened before and will never happen again – a false alert issued by the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency that a ballistic missile was on its way to the Hawaiian Islands. On behalf of the State of Hawai‘i, I deeply apologize for ...
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Governor David Ige’s statement after meetings and debriefings with leaders at the Department of Defense and Hawai‘i Emergency Management: Today is a day most of us will never forget. A terrifying day when our worst nightmares appeared to become a reality. A day where we frantically grabbed what we could, tried to figure out how ...
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Statement Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018   Governor David Ige is meeting this morning with top officials of the State Department of Defense and the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to determine what caused this morning’s false alarm and to prevent it from happening again.   “While I am thankful this morning’s alert was a false alarm, ...
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TRAIL WORK COMPLETED AT DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT HONOLULU — The DLNR Division of State Parks today completed improvements to a section of the lower hiking trail at the Diamond Head State Monument summit trail. The work was completed a week ahead of schedule. This completes a multi-phase rockfall mitigation and trail improvement work that ...
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR JADE T. BUTAY INTERIM DIRECTOR There will be no day roadwork scheduled for Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For Immediate Release: Jan. 12, 2018 18-0015 OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 13 – JAN. 19   PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure ...
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KAWAINUI-HĀMĀKUA MASTER PLAN PROJECT – COMMUNITY INPUT INVITED VIA COMMENTS ON DRAFT EIS AND PUBLIC MEETING HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in partnership with the Division of State Parks is updating the master plan for the Kawainui-Hāmākua project area. Various improvements are proposed that are ...
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FINAL KCT GB MAP WHAT: Groundbreaking ceremony for the Kapālama Container Terminal (KCT) — the largest capital improvement project in the history of Hawai‘i’s harbor system. The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT), Harbors Division, begins construction of KCT, the centerpiece of the Harbors Modernization Plan. The $448 million investment will add an 84-acre cargo container ...
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